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Welcome to

Lewes Castle

The imposing castle and barbican at Lewes, built shortly after the Norman invasion of 1066, tower over the county town, offering spectacular views from the top. Family activities.


Opening times:
November to February: 10.00am to 3.45pm. Tuesday to Saturday
March to October: 10.00am to 5.30pm, Tuesday to Saturday
We open at 11.00am on Sundays, Mondays and Bank holidays throughout the year.
Last admission 30minutes before closing.
Closed: Mondays in January, February, March, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

  • Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets
  • Baby Changing
  • Assistance/Guide Dogs only
Venue Type
  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
Suitable for
  • All Ages
  • Castles

Lewes Castle and Museum, 169 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1YE